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CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm EST
hearing from steve case and douglas holtz-eakin. this is 30 minutes. >> next, we have a panel on america and where it's going driving the panel will be steve clemons of washington ideas. steve? >> thank you. >> hey, folks. everybody's running to the thompson counter. thank you, all, for joining us. great to be with you. i'm steve clemons, editor at large of "the atlantic," and i want to tell you how historic it is. it's a jam packedded day, the google party's coming up, david brummonds, one of three times in the history of the newseum they allowed an outside group like the president of the united states, and mad lin albright to do a teleconference. this is the first time they opened it up for a during the day session here. it's a great partnership, and i thank the newseum for doing this. i have a friend here somewhere, allen, the founder of circuit city, apparently wrote a book called "the rise and fall of circuit city," and to some degree, there's uncomfortable truths when you think about nations and companies, there's rise and fall stories r and hopefully the united states is n
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 9:30am EST
the reproductive billionaire guys because of everything they do for us. if you look at what steve jobs has done for us, what bill gates has done for society, the government ought to pay them. why do they collect money from bill gates and steve jobs for what they contributed? is ridiculous. he also talked about the 47% and how dangerous they are. just a reminder that that is a very familiar concept. these are the attitudes and ways of thinking, in a way paradoxically, meredith kranick, working superrich, there is a more fragile connection to the middle-class man in the prior age. in conclusion, i just wanted to take us all for one moment to venice in the 14th century. in the fourteenth century, the beginning of the fourteenth century, venice was one of the biggest cities in europe, one of the biggest and richest and that is remarkable. if you have ever been there, geographically is such a crummy place. foggy, mosquito ridden, lagoons, very hard to build and the reason the italian ended up there was the hon is chased them off of the good land. here it was, incredibly rich and powerful st
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 8:30pm EST
would like to hand over to the dominical steve clemons, who is moderating the session. >> thank you so much. it's great to be with all of you. we have a fantastic panel. we have kazuyuki yamazaki, part of japan's ministry of foreign affairs and we have the undersecretary of defense for policy, jim miller, and then we have the editorial director of india today, and a very big star blasters program, i enjoyed our encounter last year and expects similar feistiness, m.j. akbar. finally, we have paul madison, who is commander of the navy. thank you for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me and i went online to find a chinese event is being held right now. there are no canadians, japanese, americans, on this panel. we don't have any chinese today, but we should have a lot of fun discussing strategy in asia pacific region with china, but i also want to acknowledge that that voice may not be with us today, but that could be giving us room to run. i went to china and visited with the ministry of foreign affairs and i met with their
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 4:15am EST
to this session of the texas book festival with h. w. brandis. my name is steve hair again. i will be doing a q&a with bill. 15 minutes after the session phil will be signing books in the book signing campus between the tenth and eleventh down the street. please patronized the book signing tent in the bookstore, and pleas by the the book which won't be a problem. this is the book, "the man who saved the union," ulysses grant and war and peace. if you by this book, proceeds will go to support texas libraries and literacy. it is a great book to read and to find a word because. h. w. brands is the dixon allan anderson centennial prof. of history in austin. his focus has been for many years on american history and politics and his biographies and histories include a number of tremendous books. this is the just the most recent. also traitor to his class about franklin roosevelt, biography of andrew jackson called andrew jackson. the age of gold about the gold rush in the 1840s. the first american, about benjamin franklin and tea are about theodore roosevelt. together these books compris
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 1:15pm EST
theater and film. one of my favorite because you made steve martin a villain. i wonder, as you look upon the political scene today, how do you assess president obama as a confidence man in the panoply of confidence men and not to put a fly in the ointment, but how the u.s.s. mitt romney as a confidence man? >> i don't know. i heard connolly's the rice talks several weeks ago. i don't have it in me. he was airing the go to. i was tearing the shoot myself. so there are these people in our evolved system they spend their whole life doing press. we get one who also has the capacity to be a public servant. as milton friedman said, we just don't have the time to the bone up on the people trying to rob us. a subsidy for this and that. because we think about it for ten seconds a year, and they think about it all day every day this only one thing we can do. cut taxes. you know. who knows if they are a confidence man. i don't know. i grew up and was born on the shot -- south side of chicago. i see everything through that. of course they are. >> we have a question. >> reopening a revival with al pa
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 6:45am EST
, power of the people. they have their roots in the country and recognize justice steve jobs it a cultural revolution under this as well. it was a combination of digital technology and new tools allowing people to do extraordinary things and the recognition that people want to use their hands. we are all makers on something. if you r cook your maker. if you our gardener you are a maker. kids are born makers. there is the dignity in holding something made in your hand but we didn't have the skills to do this stuff. most of us didn't have the skills and what they recognize is a digital technologies, good with screens, what they realize is still shut -- digital technology will allow us to capture ideas and make some real without having to get to a machine. that is the maker movement. the web degeneration meets the real world, a new generation of technology allows us, not just the compelling -- personal-computer and the web, to start to compete with the biggest companies in the world and create a new manufacturing industry that is grassroots, democratized, bottom-up and just like the
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 11:00pm EST
, entrepreneur steve portman he ran for gubernatorial nomination a couple of years ago. and it's focused on providing a new kind of education on the ipad for boomers and particularly focused on careers that have social impact. they believe are going to launch in september. i can tell you whether they will succeed or not but i was struck by the fact that this was a significant investment that was made and it was a collaboration between public and private institutions, a development that i'm much closer to and that i mentioned earlier is the film -- [inaudible] we were in partnership with one of the producers of that sound and in fact we have been doing a contest called the marigold ideas in which people over 50 in communities around the country each month get 5000-dollar prices for an idea for social change in their community. one person each month gets to go with the rose color -- rhodes scholar. they're still a couple of months left in the contest so i encourage anybody to enter. it was a film that was made for $10 million it was made upwards of $125 million so far. i think it's going to b
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 8:00pm EST
artists agency foundation, entrepreneur steve portman he ran for gubernatorial nomination a couple of years ago. and it's focused on providing a new kind of education on the ipad for boomers and particularly focused on careers that have social impact. they believe are going to launch in september. i can tell you whether they will succeed or not but i was struck by the fact that this was a significant investment that was made and it was a collaboration between public and private institutions, a development that i'm much closer to and that i mentioned earlier is the film -- [inaudible] we were in partnership with one of the producers of that sound and in fact we have been doing a contest called the marigold ideas in which people over 50 in communities around the country each month get 5000-dollar prices for an idea for social change in their community. one person each month gets to go with the rose color -- rhodes scholar. they're still a couple of months left in the contest so i encourage anybody to enter. it was a film that was made for $10 million it was made upwards of $125 million
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 11:00pm EST
us. look at steve jobs, bill gates the government ought to pay them. why they collect money for what they have contributed? he also talks about the 47% and how dangerous they are. so that is a very familiar concept. in a way that this super rich and the way it feels that there is a more fragile connection but in conclusion i just want us for one moment to put this in the 14th century. then this was one of the biggest cities did europe. that is remarkable. geographically it is such a yucky place. foggy, the speedos, lagoons, the only reason the italians ended up there they were chased off. is incredibly rich state sending traditions to china controlling demands and how did they do it? this fabulous rise to the most economic open system of that time. with a particular form of contract system if you would take on risk if he did not have capital you could share in the deal with a partner did and go on a mission the guy who did not have capital to risk his life but share of the profits. this was the reason you had the wealth of that is. but in the 14th century the guise of the top realize
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 6:30am EST
financial support from several foundations, and from steve silverstein, and i'm very grateful for that. so it's a major undertaking and i think that it's, that maybe the reason why many people don't do it. >> you know, i always reflect on is when we start talking about the fbi, documents, the freedom of information act and the fact we now know this, it's also true that this is the only country, i know the brits do have a freedom of information act but haven't been litigated in britain, but this is the only country i know of in the world where you can actually get the documents of what we had to go secret police. and their own documents in their own words produce for us to look at. so it is an unusual experience to be able to do this. even though it's a pain in the. spent my name is steve jacobson. first of all, i don't know why, how anybody would believe anything the fbi says. secondly, it's kind of a key time here with the occupy movement has arrived, and this discrediting of iop can make a lot of present-day activists distrustful, paranoid, whatever. and i went to a meeting, i'm fini
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2012 11:00pm EST
next, economists talk about u.s. economic competitiveness. aol co-founder steve case and former congressional budget office director douglas holtz-eakin. this is 30 minutes. >> next we have a panel on america and where it is going, driving the panel will be steve clemons, the impresario of washington ideas. >> thank you. hey, folks. everybody is running to the thompson riders counter. thank you all for joining us. it's great to be with you. i'm steve clemons, washington editor at large of the atlantic. i want to complement the museum and tell you how historic this is. i know this is a jam packed date. the party is coming up. this is one of three times in the history of the museum that they have allowed an outside group, the other happened to be the president of the united states and onetime madeleine albright when she was secretary of state or something coming in to do a teleconference. this is the third time they've opened up and in byrd for i during the day session, so this is a really great partnership. i wanted thank you for doing this. what we are going to do now, i have a
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 1:00am EST
gold. many of those steve -- train in the united states and have contact with the american counterparts here. there was a brief summary of relations at the war's conclusion the most of the time we had a close relationship. >>host: why is this important to note? >> thailand had the third largest army in vietnam for many of the years after the united states and south korea. thailand saw it as a direct threat to themselves their regional power but did not see it as america's war but it would impact them. trying to lube concentrate on south vietnam but many was in laos. that also did service against the north vietnamese you cannot get the full view of the vietnam war without reading the regional perspectives and at the time in the united states is a focus on the exclusively american perspective while ignoring the vietnamese perspective but cambodian there are many of their national perspectives we should consider. i think about allies as well with united states have been foreign allies and through steadying interaction and what were the elements to agree and disagree will help
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:30am EST
-eakin and aol co-founder steve case, at the aspen institute for 30 minutes. >> next we have a panel on america and where it is going, steve clemens -- steve clemons is the empress area of washington ideas. >> hey, folks. everybody is running to the thompson reuters counter. thank you for joining us. great to be with you. i am steve -- steve clemons, editor of large of the atlantic, i want to compliment the museum and tell you how historic this is. this is a jam packed day. the google party is coming up, this is one of three times in the history of the museum that they have allowed an outside group, the other happened to be the president of the united states and madeleine albright when she was secretary of state, this is the third time for a during the day session here, this is a great partnership. i think the -- i have a friend here, allen was the founder of circuit city, just apparently wrote the rise and fall of circuit city and to some degree they are uncomfortable truths, when you think of nations and companies, there are rise and fall stories and the united states is so clean not
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
election. we have from president obama's former campaign manager and republican strategist steve smith. that's and university of delaware and starts at 8 p.m. eastern. here on c-span2, author mark friedman talks about how more baby boomers are entering into a second careers. he's the author of the big shi shift. that's also at 8 p.m. eastern. >> ahead of the federal communications commission, julius genachowski, spoke yesterday about international telecommunications policy. chairman genachowski's remarks are about one hour. >> good afternoon. thanks for joining the conversation with fcc chairman genachowski. just some quick introductory marks, sort of normal rules of the game them sure you are all familiar with. welcome to our meeting today at the council on foreign relations. plump lately turn off your cell phones, blackberries and all wireless devices to avoid intervention with the sound system and as a reminder, this meeting is on the record. i'm very excited to be here today, this perhaps the most anticipated cfr event as much as the new james bond movie, since we rescheduled a num
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
affect. that is the logic of overdoing. >> dancer my right honorable friend steve to seafood. what happens if the two state solution fails? to the palestinians adverb remains an occupied people? do you ever remain in a situation where more and more of the land has been taken by illegal settlements? >> i think it's a very bleak outlook of a two state solution, but it's a bleak outlook for israel as well. this is their constant conversation that unless they conclude, they are faced with one state solutions. opposes many profound challenges for israel, for the nature and that review. that's why it's important for both sides that this is addressed in such challenges would be so difficult that i don't want to speculate what it would lead to at this time. >> ben bradshaw. the scope widmark a british government policy and i congratulate him for edging towards that position and for encouraging to do so. but the american is critical here, how hopeful was he? >> i think there's a good understanding after discussing the secretary clinton yesterday of the string across the world including coun
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 10:00pm EST
steve jobs for example might be the one person you can save your company and then you should gamble. if you're a voter and you think the united states is in crisis and the system has failed and the people who are choosing normally just cannot get about in 1860 clearly had. you want him. the system is a working anymore, it's time to break and you can't get a worse outcome. been total failure and bankruptcy and civil war. the second, think there things you can do. you can reshape the job around that. corporate leaders for example you should simply never have an outside ceo who is the chairman of the board of directors. there is no circumstance where that is a good idea. >> host: by definition could that be an extreme? >> guest: the information does not flow from one organization to another. unfiltered leaders are likely to be extreme. some of them will be because some people are normal but the odds go up a lot when you bring in an unfiltered person. i think the hardest one is, so extreme leaders succeed when they do what no one else would do and what everyone else tells them not to do
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 12:00am EST
leader, steve jobs for example might be the one person who can save your company. if you are the other voter and you think the united states is in crisis and the system has failed and the people who are choosing normally just cannot get us out as in 1968 they clearly had the system isn't working any more. it's time to break and you can't get a worse outcome and total failure percival war. second, there are things you can do if you choose. you can reshape the job around them. you simply never have an outside ceo that is also the chairman of the board of directors. >> host: by outside being extreme? >> guest: it doesn't flow from one organization to another so it might be unfiltered. unfiltered leaders are likely to be extreme. the of skill level lot when you bring in an unfiltered person. but i think the hardest one is so extreme leaders succeed when they do what no one else would do and what everyone else tells them not to do and it's the right idea and if they fail when they do what no one else would do and it's the wrong idea so the knicks defeat successful leaders are the ones who a
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 12:00pm EST
as well. >> steve from the education industry association. i promise there's a question here, i really do. we are one of the industry groups that are here. in the early days of subsidized tutoring, therefore, we did develop -- [inaudible] school district level but that was adopted by 28 schools, states. so that was the first step in trying to get the industry together on helping drive policy. two years ago, jim, you and i have a sidebar over here very much about the whole issue of performance contracting really, context of scs. we sort of made some back and forth they be steps and talking about that. my site, the industry was a little gun shy quite frankly because they thought that there was a breakdown in trust of the lower level. it would never be fair i guess. so here's the question. so, in an era of the wafers were really the policymaking seems to have shifted to say, state capitals around the u.s., have we missed the boat? if industry got together and said okay, let's get real serious about some of these metrics, which of us i were about, virtual or charter school or tutori
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
than bankrupt so an extreme leader, steve jobs for sable might be the one person that can save your company. if you are the voters and you think the united states is in crisis and the system has failed and the people that are choosing normally just cannot get us out as they clearly had, you want to gamble. the system isn't working any more. it's time to break. you can't get a worse outcome than total failure, bankruptcy, civil war. so that is one side of things. second there are things you can do if you choose to take the extreme for the corporate leaders for example you simply never have an outside ceo who's also the chairman of the board of directors. >> host: by definition being extreme? >> guest: yes because the information doesn't flow very well from an organization to another. unfiltered are likely to be extreme. some of them won't be but the odds go up a lot when you bring in an unfiltered person. i think the hardest part is so extreme leaders succeed when they do what no one else would do and what everyone else tells them not to do and it is the right idea and today fail whe
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm EST
that those disciplines -- you know, one of steve jobs last speeches was actually just about that point. but that is less attention than the focus of the foundation, which is heard much on training people for jobs. there is a strong cool and political society again, the idea is being talked about. >> let me comment on that for a moment. because i think that to get traction, you have to be sensitive to the realities. for example, when we put the title on the national academy study of the future of the research university, while we follow along with the idea that prosperity is important, i insisted on adding the words prosperity and security. the reason for that is that we have congress right now that certainly gives lip service to jobs, but they give money to security. okay? if you look at states right now, simplistic approach is to say that we are going to. if you get sick, the only place you're really going to get care that is our hospitals. we don't only access international markets for wealth, but we access international markets for human talent. we are one of the few institutions th
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am EST
. these days steve schmidt is at one of the largest political firms. since running the mccain campaign in 2008 he has been on campaigns around the world. and you saw him during the 2012 u.s. campaign. he was campaign manager for the landslide reelection of california governor in 2006. before that a top political advice sor in the white house of george w. bush. he attended the university of delaware from 1988 to 1993. david plouffe crossed paths in schmidt in the late 1980's. he completed his political seasons degree and finned two years ago. he has completed two presidential bids. he was appointed as a senior advice sor to the president in the white house in 2011. he attended is the marks high school before serving in a wide viret of state and national political campaigns. i'm going to ask the two speakers this evening to speak and i had to decide who is going to go first and i decided to use a standard that anyone this this audience could mean and that is whoever has won the most recent presidential election gets to speak first. i think that's the fair enough thing to do so p
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